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Francis E. Hyland, American bishop.

Background

Hyland, Francis E. was born on October 9, 1901 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James J. and Sarah R. (McCarron) Hyland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Charles Seminary, Philadelphia, 1923. Juris Canonici Doctor, Juris Civilis Doctor, Catholic U., Washington, 1928.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1927, monsignor, 1933, domestic prelate, 1938. Secretary Apostolic Delegation, Washington, 1929-1938. Pastor Church of Resurrection, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1938-1941, Church Our Lady of Lourdes, Philadelphia, 1941-1949.

Appointed Titular Bishop of Gomphi, auxiliary Bishop Diocese of Savannah-Atlanta, 1949. Consecrated Bishop, Cathedral of Philadelphia, 1949. 1st Bishop Diocese of Atlanta, 1956.

Connections

father:
James J. Hyland

mother:
Sarah R. (McCarron) Hyland